Business / Construction / Termites: Wood eating insects that superficially resemble ants in size and general appearance, and live in colonies.

Subterranean Termites

Business / Real Estate / Subterranean Termites: A type of termite that nests underground. MORE

Termite Inspection

Business / Real Estate / Termite Inspection: A visable check of a property for the presence of termites. Usually performed by a licensed exterminator. Buyers often make a termite inspection a condition of a sales contract, and require a pest con MORE

Termite Shield

Business / Construction / Termite Shield: A shield, usually of galvanized metal, placed in or on a foundation wall or around pipes to prevent the passage of termites. MORE

CCA (Chromated Copper Arsenate)

Business / Construction / CCA (Chromated Copper Arsenate): A pesticide that is forced into wood under high pressure to protect it from termites, other wood boring insects, and decay caused by fungus MORE

Substrate Feeders

Science / Biology / Substrate Feeders: Animals such as earthworms or termites that eat the soil or wood through which they burrow. MORE


Business / Agriculture / Pest: An animal or plant that is directly or indirectly detrimental to human interests, causing harm or reducing the quality and value of a harvestable crop or other resource. Weeds, termites, rats, and mil MORE